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12 Items You Should Buy At The Dollar Store

I'm a big fan of dollar stores. They are small, not overcrowded or overwhelming, and most everything inside is just one buck. There is no...
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9 Effects of the Recession on Families and How to Cope

During any recession, news stories about unemployment figures take center stage while the families dealing with the recession suffer, often quietly. People work hard...
Can’t Afford Your Medication

What To Do When You Can’t Afford Your Medication

I work for a pharmacy and frequently hear that people have lost their insurance or are having trouble affording copays. As a result, some...
Quality Time Tips Without Overspending

Naked Monopoly? 5 Tips for Having Quality Time Together Without Overspending

Being romantic doesn't need to be expensive. In fact, ditching the extravagant ideas can give much more scope for showing that special someone how...
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What Detroit Has Taught Me About Saving Money

Can you imagine living in a city without a single chain grocery store? Can you imagine living without a Target, a Walmart, a Home...
9 Ways Buy Vitamins Cheap

9 Ways to Buy Vitamins Cheap

I was looking over my previous month's expenses the other day, and I noticed that I was spending a ridiculous amount on vitamins. Last month alone...
Wardrobing Tough Economic Times

Wardrobing on the Rise in Tough Economic Times

"Wardrobing" is the act of buying a product from a retailer (most commonly high-end clothing, but it can be other items as well), using...
Supermarket Shopping Generics Versus Name Brands

Supermarket Shopping: Generics Versus “Name” Brands

Buying Generic Supermarket Products Versus Name Brands Or Store Brands The question always comes that asks whether or not it is worth saving the money buying pure generic products at the supermarket, or paying more to buy the “name” brands. Still another option is to purchase the store brand, whose price will typically fall somewhere between the other two. What is the answer?
Compact Frugal Group

Meet “The Compact,” a Frugal Group Dedicated to Buying Secondhand Only

One of the keys to living a frugal lifestyle is to shop secondhand. Each person has different rules about what they will or won't buy...
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Holy Basil Health Benefits, Dosage & Side Effects

As the name suggests, holy basil is an herb revered for its healing and balancing properties. Research shows that it may be a promising...
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6 Holiday Items You Shouldn’t Pay Full Price For

Sale, sale, sale! Get used to hearing and seeing this for the next two months or so. But before you get sick of it,...
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11+ Uses for Vinegar You Need to Know About

When I buy vinegar, I buy it in bulk from Costco. Why on earth do I need that much vinegar, you ask? Because vinegar, like...